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Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Morgan McGuire Makes An Impact In Academia And Industry

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by Rujul Singh

“I’ve learned that sometimes you really can change the world by just putting your ideas out in an academic publication,” laughs Brown CS PhD alum Morgan McGuire ‘06, “and sometimes you ...

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Brown Visual Computing Launches A New Website

Click the links that follow for more news items about Jeff Huang, John "Spike" Hughes, David Laidlaw, Barbara Meier, Daniel RitchieJames Tompkin, and Andries "Andy" van Dam.

The longest continuously running graphics group in the known universe, Brown Visual Computing, has just released a new website, https://visual.cs.brown.edu/. Dating back to ...

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Brown CS Makes Responsible Computer Science An Integral Part Of Its Undergraduate Program

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Computer science that benefits humanity, science that’s grounded in an awareness of its societal impact, has long been a Brown CS hallmark. Today, more than forty years after the founding of the department, global concern about the ethical and societal ...

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The Story Behind Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice And Its Influence In The Field

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Originally published in 1982, Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics quickly became a bestseller in its field. Widely recognized as one of the most comprehensive works to ever cover this subject, this book has been read by ...

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The NYT Asks Brawner And Krishnamurthi About CSCI 0030 And Teaching Computational Thinking

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about CSCI 0030, Tom Doeppner, John HughesK-12 CS education, Shriram Krishnamurthiour community outreach, and Steve Reiss

What is computational thinking, and how should it be taught? Almost three decades after the term was coined, the answer is still being worked out. How do ...

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The Virtual Student: Lee-Sien Kao, John Hughes, And CSCI 0170

This is the story of a student who went to new lengths to include computer science in her education, or a professor who was eager to try different instructional methods, or a field that rewards continuous investigation into the ways that computation can benefit any type of career. Or maybe all three at once.

One ...

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Read More: Brown CS Around The World

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. To read more, click on these links:

Franco Preparata Will Be The Keynote Speaker At An Upcoming Collège De France Symposium

The Humans To Robots Lab Contributes To A New Exhibit ...

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John Hughes Delivers An Invited Lecture At The Collège De France

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

There are plants that bloom once a century, and sometimes the right city --this time the one called La Ville ...

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Roberto Tamassia Prepares To Step Down As Department Chair

Roberto Tamassia is stepping down. At the end of his seven-year tenure as Brown University Computer Science (BrownCS) Department Chair (two terms, plus a transitional year as Professor Ugur Cetintemel prepares to take on the role), he takes a moment to look back on the years past from his office on the fourth floor of ...

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New Edition of Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice

Nearly a decade in the writing, the new edition of Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice has finally been published (the first copy is shown here sitting on my somewhat messy desk). 

The book is 1209 pages, which is slightly shorter than the second edition, but it's in a larger format, which more than compensates ...